The Garbage King
Elizabeth Laird
Price  399.00
Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived  on the edge  of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird's The Garbage King  takes readers on an unforgettable emotional journey.

When  Mamo's mother dies, he is abandoned in the shanties of Addis  Ababa. Stolen by a child-trafficker and sold to a farmer, he is cruelly treated. Escaping back  to the city, he meets another, very different runaway. Dani  is rich, educated - and fleeing his tyrannical father. Together they join a gang  of homeless street boys  who  survive only  by mutual bonds  of trust and total dependence on each other.
ISBN 9781509802951Category ChildrenSubcategory Fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint Macmillan Children's BooksPublished 28/07/2016
Format B FormatBinding PaperbackPage extent 336
Age group Juvenile
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